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On this day in Aviation History – November 23

Nov 23, 2011 No Comments

2009:     First Pakistan made JF-17 Thunder handed over to thr Pakistan Air Force. The JF-17 Thunder is a state-of-the-art multi role aircraft produced at the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex in Kamra.   1996:     Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961, a 767-300 registered ET-AIZ, crashed after running out of fuel in the Comoro Islands in Africa after a [...]

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E-flite Scimitar — Just in for Review!

Nov 17, 2011 12 Comments

We just got the new Scimitar in the office and are ready to kick the tires and light the fire! Here’s a sneak peek of the Pilot Report coming soon to Electric Flight Magazine. How did it perform? You’ll have to wait and see! Several years ago, I was fortunate enough to see Quique Somenzini [...]

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On this Day in Aviation History – November 16

Nov 16, 2011 No Comments

2004:     NASA’s X-43 reaches a record speed of Mach 10 (7,000 mph, 11,200 km/h). An unmanned experimental hypersonic aircraft. Part of NASA’s Hyper-X program, the project includes multiple planned scale variations meant to test all aspects of hypersonic flight. A winged booster rocket with the X-43 itself at the tip, called a “stack”, is [...]

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BP Hobbies Cheetah LiPo Packs

Nov 14, 2011 No Comments

BP Hobbies’ new exclusive line Cheetah LiPo battery packs are high performance 35C packs at value prices with packs starting as low as $6.25. Every battery comes with standard JST-XH balance connectors and either a red JST or a 4mm Banana discharge plug. Sizes are available in 7.4V to 14.8V and 360mAh to 2200mAh. Each [...]

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New A6M Zero from Seagull

Nov 11, 2011 No Comments

If you are looking for something a little different, the new Seagull A6M Zero is a beautiful .75 – .91 ARF is for you. A sport scale model of the infamous Japanese WWII fighter this south pacific fighter this classic fighter is a great addition for any RC hangar. The airframe is built up wood and covered [...]

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Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome — MHRCS Helps preserve the magic!

Nov 11, 2011 No Comments

For those of you that have attended the rc Jamboree held each year in September or have frequented the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, in Rhinebeck, NY, you may be interested in the following campaign to improve the Aerodrome facilities. This canpaign is being offered by the RC Jamboree host R/C club, The Mid-Hudson RC Society. MHRCS Matching Grant for Old [...]

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Spektrum “G-Force” Model Monitor Sensors

Nov 11, 2011 No Comments

Now you can accurately measure the G-Force on your models using either the 8G or 40G Aircraft Telemetry Model Monitor from Spektrum. Smaller models can be measured on all 3-axes up to 8Gs. For larger models, or for those just looking to see the G-Force effects on their aircraft (up to 40Gs on 2-axes), there’s [...]

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On this Day in Aviation History November 9

Nov 09, 2011 No Comments

1988: the U.S. Air Force publicly unveils the Lockheed Martin F-117 Nighthawk stealth aircraft.   1972: The world’s first geostationary communications satellite, Canada’s Anik-1 was launched from Florida. The project was a joint venture by Telesat Canada and the Hughes Aircraft Company.   1967: The Apollo 4 mission is launched. The mission was an unmanned [...]

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